Hemodynamic Support Devices

This hemodynamic support systems include intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD) like the Impella or tandemheart, and ventricular assist devices (VAD).

News | August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 — CardiacAssist announced it has received a Class 2 medical device license from Health Canada for...

MYDICAR Celladon Corp. Clinical Trial Heart Failure Treatments LVADs
News | August 13, 2014

August 13, 2014 — Celladon Corp. announced that the first patient has been dosed in a...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart SynHall Valves FDA approval

SynCardia Systems Inc. received FDA approval to manufacture the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart with SynHall valves. The OK gives the company control over the two critical components for heart manufacturing: The valves and the unique formula for segmented polyurethane solution (SPUS), which is manufactured only by SynCardia.

Technology | August 11, 2014

August 11, 2014 — SynCardia Systems Inc. received approval in July from the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA)...

News | August 07, 2014

August 7, 2014 — The Berlin Heart Group announced they have completed enrollment in their post-approval study, the...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Implant VAD Heart Failure Treatments

Daniel G. Tang, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery, explains the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart implantation procedure.

News | August 01, 2014

August 1, 2014 — For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the...

Syncardiac, driver, artificial heart
Technology | July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use...

The Maquet CardioHelp System

Case Study | July 09, 2014 | Atman P. Shah, M.D. and Sandeep Nathan, M.D., The University of Chicago

Mr. KH is a 58-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension and tobacco abuse who presented...

News | July 07, 2014

July 7, 2014 — Thoratec Corp. has acquired Apica Cardiovascular Ltd. for an upfront cash payment of $35 million and...

Watchman, LAA occluder that may help increase cath lab procedure volume.

Left-atrial appendage (LAA) occlusions may help increase cath lab procedure volume.

Feature | June 17, 2014 | Dave Fornell

Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions...

IABP, Datascope, Maquet, FDA recall
Feature | May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014 — Datascope Corp./Maquet initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of some of its intra-aortic...

HeartWare Ltd. Ventricular Assist Device Correction Batteries
News | May 07, 2014

May 7, 2014 — HeartWare Intl. Inc. issued a voluntary Urgent Medical Device Correction related to all HeartWare...

Advanced Visualization Artificial Hear Heart Repair Arizona State University

ASU engineer David Frakes examines a 3-D print of an optimized, patient-specific artificial heart that was virtually implanted into a pediatric patient.

Feature | April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014 — An Arizona State University research group and medical professionals at Phoenix Children’s Hospital...

heartware lvads vanderbilt heart heartmate

The new HeartWare left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is implanted through a minimally invasive approach and sits inside the chest, connecting directly to the heart.

Feature | April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014 — Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) was the first facility in Tennessee to implant the...

News | April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 — Allison Morgan was in pretty bad shape when the medical helicopter touched down on the rooftop...

ICD Heart Failure Treatments VAD California Boston Scientific

Amanda and her husband, Nathan, doting on their daughter, Kassidy, minutes after her arrival.

News | April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014 — Three weeks after delivering her first child, Amanda began to suffer from extreme fatigue,...

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